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detonate

verb

Definition of DETONATE

to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure <the bomb detonated with a thunder that could be heard for blocks in all directions>
Related Words fragment, shatter, smash, splinter; discharge, fire, shoot; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mushroom
Near Antonyms collapse, fizzle
Antonyms implode

March 30, 2015
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